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Our Services

The Heartburn Center offers comprehensive care for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and related disorders, ranging from diagnostic testing to treatment and ongoing management. Our services include:

Diagnostic Testing

Endoscopic Therapies

  • Barrett’s esophagus therapies (endoscopic resection, radiofrequency ablation, cryoballoon ablation, argon plasma coagulation)
  • Endoscopic cardia ligation endoscopic anti-reflux (CLEAR) procedure
  • Endoscopic transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF)We are the only center in Maryland offering this therapy
  • Endoscopic dilation and stenting
  • Esophageal diverticulectomy
  • Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty
  • Gastric peroral endoscopic myotomy (G-POEM)
  • Peroral endoscopic myotomy (esophageal POEM)

Surgical Therapies

  • Endoscopic transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF) with hiatal hernia repair (cTIF)
  • Nissen and partial fundoplication
  • Hiatal hernia repair
  • Paraesophageal hernia repair
  • Magnetic sphincter augmentation (LINX)
  • Surgical therapies for weight reduction in bariatric patients with GERD — Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
  • Weight reduction therapies - Vertical sleeve gastroectomy with hiatal hernia repair
  • Minimally invasive esophagectomy/gastrectomy
  • Surgical diverticulectomy
  • Laparoscopic pyloromyotomy/pyloroplasty